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eBlue February 2006

Ethics expert extols virtues of principled lawyers

The term "ethical lawyer" is not - repeat not - an oxymoron, insists Michael Josephson, a former lawyer, law professor and founder of CHARACTER COUNTS!, a system of teaching ethics employed at schools and workplaces across the country.
February 28, 2006

Chen receives Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award for his prints

Drake University art professor Phillip Chen is one of 30 visual artists nationwide selected to receive a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2005 Biennial Competition Award of $20,000 based on their talent, promise and individual artistic strength.
February 28, 2006

Generous donations bolster Drake Stadium revitalization

A trio of contributions to Drake University totaling $2 million will cap off the $15-million revitalization of Drake Stadium.
February 28, 2006

Justice Thomas visits Drake as distinguished jurist in residence

United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spent the week of February 6-10 as distinguished jurist in residence at Drake Law School. He taught a Supreme Court Seminar, met with students and faculty informally and participated in a question-and-answer session
February 28, 2006

Theatre Arts Department gains national recognition

The Drake Theatre Arts Department was featured in the Spotlight article in the December issue of Stage Directions magazine under the headline "More than a laboratory of learning, Drake University bridges the gap between academia and the real world.
February 28, 2006

This Month@Drake

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Workshop: Know Your Work Style, Part II, 9 a.m. to noon, rooms 310-311, Olmsted Center. Register by calling x3133. Question-and-Answer Session with the O'Neill Brothers, 2 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main. Joint Drake Law School-American Judicature Society program: "The Jury and the American Litigation Process," 3 to 5:15 p.m., room 213, Cartwright […]
February 28, 2006

New season of "DRAKELINE WEEKLY" under way

Drake University's TV news capstone "DRAKELINE WEEKLY" began its eighth season Feb. 2. The 15-minute program airs live at 4 p.m. Thursdays on The College Channel 16 in the Des Moines area, and replays at 5 and 7 p.m.
February 28, 2006

Chamber Choir's tour of England proves a great success

The Drake University Chamber Choir, conducted by Aimee Beckmann-Collier, toured England in January, performing in the cathedrals of Salisbury and Ely, at St. John's College Chapel at Cambridge University and at St. James Piccadilly and The Grosvenor Chapel in London.
February 28, 2006

Carolinas calls Athletic Director Blank home

Dave Blank, who has served as director of athletics at Drake University since 2000, has been named director of athletics at Elon University in Elon, N.C. Blank will begin his duties this spring, succeeding Alan White who retires in May after 35 years at E
February 28, 2006

Songs of love soar with Drake Singing Valentines

Add a blush to a sweetheart's face while simultaneously setting his or her heart on fire by sending a Singing Valentine from the Drake University Choir.
February 28, 2006

Drake stars share their reading favorites

In an effort to drive up reading for pleasure among students, Cowles Library has issued a series of posters showing Drake luminaries with their favorite books.
February 28, 2006

Pharmacy Day '06 looks at 'Pills and Bills'

Drake pharmacy students spent Feb. 7 in a series of lectures, discussions and professional development activities as part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Science's annual Pharmacy Day.
February 28, 2006

Spring Internship and Career Fair draws more employers

The 2006 Spring Internship and Career Fair offers students the opportunity to meet recruiters and look for internships and full- and part-time jobs. The fair will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Parents Hall at Olmsted Center.
February 28, 2006

Legal Clinic receives $15,000 to help children in need

Drake University has received a $15,000 grant for the Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Rights at the Drake Legal Clinic from the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation's Community Impact Fund.
February 28, 2006

Class of '74 remembers Karbeling with leadership fund

During Pharmacy Day, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences also recognized the late Jerry Karbeling, PH'74, who died in 2005. Karbeling owned and operated Big Creek Pharmacy located in Polk City, Iowa.
February 28, 2006